Poker News

  • 10 May 2007

    Results Are In - World Poker Tour 1st Quarter 2007 A Success

    World Poker Tour, WPT Enterprises, Inc, reports a good first quarter for 2007. In a press release they reported in part “WPT today announced financial results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2007.

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  • 08 May 2007

    Poker Ban Product of 'Over Reaction' by Congress

    The Concord Monitor carried a letter to the editor on May 6, 2007 regarding online poker, skill or luck, and the game’s current political problems in the US. “A competitor of lesser ability, on a lucky day, can beat even the best in the business. It happened on June 6, 1919, when Man O’ War, perhaps the greatest racehorse of all time, lost the only race in his 21 starts.

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  • 08 May 2007

    Everest Poker Announces Maria Maceiras European Women's Poker Tournament Winner

    In a press release today it was announced that Everest Poker, one of Europe’s leading online poker rooms, has celebrated the final of its first European Women’s Poker Tournament which took place in several countries and culminated in an online finale on April 19th.

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  • 16 April 2007

    Doyle Is Back In The Saddle Again! Doyles Room Makes Move to Microgaming Poker Network

    12 April 2007 ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming, the world’s largest provider of online casino and poker software, announces that the world renowned online poker site, Doyle’s Room (doylesroom.com) has officially joined its rapidly expanding poker network. The move will allow Doyle’s Room to expand into European markets and is seen as yet more evidence of the continued success of the rapidly growing Microgaming Poker Network.

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  • 11 January 2007

    Paradise Poker Looking for $50,000 CAD Poker King of Canada

    Daily freerolls begin Jan. 8, first place finish guarantees $50,000 TORONTO, Jan. 9 /CNW/ – Canada is a hotbed of great poker players and Paradise Poker is in search of the best one to crown him or her KING OF CANADA with a $50,000 prize. This first-ever exclusively Canadian poker tournament kicks off with daily freerolls at ParadisePoker.com on January 8th and concludes with an online main event on April 15, 2007.

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  • 29 October 2006

    Two New G-fed Poker Reviews Added

    We’ve added two new poker rooms to Games and Casino. Commodore Poker and Scarlet Poker run on the Gambling Federation software platform and come recommended by Games and Casino. Both new poker rooms accept all poker players from the US and offer excellent new player poker deposit bonus offers. Click the links below to read their full reviews.

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  • 25 October 2006

    NEW LAW MAY AFFECT WSOP

    BUSINESS WEEK ONLINE The Associated Press/LAS VEGAS By ADAM GOLDMAN and RYAN NAKASHIMA OCT. 24 3:16 P.M. ET Observers say the recently enacted U.S. law that bans gambling online could cut into the number of entrants to the planet’s richest card game — the World Series of Poker. The number of players in the tournament, run by Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., has ballooned thanks largely to the online game.

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  • 13 October 2006

    DOYLES ROOM POKER SPEAKS OUT - WILL ACCEPT US PLAYERS

    Statement from DoylesRoom.com to Online Poker Players Following Signing of Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 San Jose, Costa Rica (PRWEB) October 13, 2006 — DoylesRoom.com, the prominent online poker room endorsed by legendary World Poker Champion Doyle Brunson, released an official statement following the signing of the Safe Ports Bill. In the wake of the Safe Ports Bill – now signed by President Bush – DoylesRoom.

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  • 06 October 2006

    Congress Sends Port Security Legislation to Bush for Approval

    By Elizabeth Kelleher Washington File Staff Writer Washington — Legislation passed by Congress would enhance U.S. efforts to protect its ports from terrorist attack, but the lawmakers already have voted not to fully fund some plans that would be authorized by the bill. Congress passed the Security and Accountability for Every (SAFE) Port Act of 2006 (H.R. 4954) in the early morning hours of September 30 before leaving Washington to campaign for fall elections.

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  • 06 October 2006

    Online Poker Room Takes Big Hit From Congress

    Congress Busts The Online Poker Boom CBS NEWS Ken Adams: New Internet Gaming Law Will Squash Underdog Dreams Of Scoring Big (CBS) Ken Adams writes about poker for CBSNews.com. In 2003 an anonymous Tennessee accountant with the unlikely name of Chris Moneymaker invested $100 in an online poker tournament in which the first prize was a $10,000 entry in the annual World Series of Poker championship in Las Vegas. Moneymaker went on to win the World Series championship bracelet and $2.

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